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Comparing Cities The Middle east and South Asia

Comparing Cities The Middle east and South Asia
Year: 2009
Price: USD 20.00
      

 

ISBN : 978-0-19-547498-5

Author :  Kamran Asdar Ali and Martina rieker

Publisher :    OXFORD

Year :  2009

Binding : Hard Bound

Language : English  

Contents :

Part I : Citing Cities

1 No Man’s Land : A Visual Essay ( Mumbai )

Part II : Narrating Urban Pasts/ Presents

2 City of Riffraff : Crowds, Public Space, and New Urban Sensibilities in War-Time Jerusalem, 1917-1921

3 Men and Their ‘Problems’ Notes on Contemporary Karachi

4 The Body Politic : Gender and the Practice of Power in the City ( Bangalore )

Part II : The Actualities of Everyday Life

5 Decolonizing Diyarbakir : Culture, Identity and the Struggle to Approprite Urban Space

( Zeynep Gambetti )

6 Re-visiting ‘ Everyday Life ‘  : The Experience of Delhi’s Media Urbanism ( Ravi Sundaram )

7 Ghostly Sufi and Ornamental Shadows : Spectral Visualities in Karachi’s Public Sphere

Part IV : Urban Governmentalities

8 The State and the Production of Illegal Houseing : Public Practices in Hayy El Sellom, Beitrut-Lebanon

( Mona Fawaz )

9 Spaces of Work/ Sites of Danger : Environment and Urban Landscape in Moderb Delhi

10 Sings of Sovereignty ( Chennai )               

11 A Landscape of Recovery : The Polysemy of Spaces/Places in DowtownBeirut

Part V : Postscript

12 A postscript From Kolkata : An Equal Right to the City 

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